Daily Archives: May 23, 2021

Cold slow spring at the allotment

It’s been a cold slow spring. Windy. Wet. Fairly yucky all told. The plot grows on, but in a slow steady kind of way. This time last year we were gorging on strawberries. This year they’re forming more slowly and … Continue reading

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Backpatch Blossom

Late May sees an explosion of growth, expansion, bloom. Dark blood red blooming peony along the railway path have shown themselves – a memory of Brenda and Jim. The pale yellow columbine have come into their own under the far … Continue reading

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